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Slovakia's Flying Car Certified to Fly

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  Slovakia's Klein Vision Air Car                                          Source:  Klein Vision AirCar Dawn of a New Type of Travel There's a big breakthrough for the global flying car industry.  Slovakia based Klein Vision's AirCar has been awarded a certificate of airworthiness allowing it to fly.  The flying car has completed 70 hours of rigorous flight tests including more than 200 take-offs and landings.  It's a landmark event heralding the dawn of a new mode of travel.  The certificate was awarded by the Slovak Transport Authority.  A pilot's license is required to fly the vehicle. Tech Specs With the press of a button, AirCar can transform from a car to a plane in 2 minutes and 15 seconds.  It's powered by a 140 hp,1.6-liter, 4-cylinder BMW combustion engine. The engine powers the fixed propeller when flying and the wheels when driving on the road. To drive, the vehicle automatically folds the wings, raises them up and then stores them in the composite b

Flying Car AirCar Cleared for Flying

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  Slovakia's Klein Vision Air Car                                          Source:  Klein Vision AirCar Dawn of a New Type of Travel There's a big breakthrough for the global flying car industry.  Slovakia based Klein Vision's AirCar has been awarded a certificate of airworthiness allowing it to fly.  The flying car has completed 70 hours of rigorous flight tests including more than 200 take-offs and landings.  It's a landmark event heralding the dawn of a new mode of travel.  The certificate was awarded by the Slovak Transport Authority.  A pilot's license is required to fly the vehicle. Tech Specs With the press of a button, AirCar can transform from a car to a plane in 2 minutes and 15 seconds.  It's powered by a 140 hp,1.6-liter, 4-cylinder BMW combustion engine. The engine powers the fixed propeller when flying and the wheels when driving on the road. To drive, the vehicle automatically folds the wings, raises them up and then stores them in the composite b

1 of World's Top Flying Cars

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  Klein Vision's Flying Car                                           Source: Klein Vision's Air Car Vehicle Goes From Flying to Driving with the Push of a Button Klein Vision of Slovakia has created the AirCar.  The flying car can change from the driving to the flying mode with the press of a button in 3 minutes.  AirCar is a prototype that is still being worked on, but it has been successfully flown over Slovakia with two take-offs and landings.  It is one of the world's most promising flying cars being prepared for commercialization. Tech Specs The AirCar has an estimated range of 621 miles.  It is the invention of Professor Stephan Klein.  The vehicle is powered by a 1.6-liter BMW engine with 140 hp.  It is lightweight at only 2,425 pounds. Klein designed the AirCar for commercial taxi service and for leisure driving and flying.  He envisions a future with airports specifically designed for flying cars and their easy access.  The AirCar is a look at the exciting future